There are some occasions in life when you decide it’s your turn to splash out and opt for luxury. When you’re going away it is a special treat away from everyday life and is the perfect time to spend those hard-earned pennies and live in style for a little while. The Cotswolds has an abundance of beautiful luxury places to stay, from boutique little hideaways to big grand hotels with amazing spas.
Tudor Farmhouse, Clearwell, Forest of Dean
This stunning rural retreat has 20 bedrooms which are chic and gorgeous. Think stand alone roll top baths, monsoon showers, Nespresso coffee machines, enticing duck down beds and a slice of the countryside at its best. Located in the Forest of Dean there are walks right on your doorstep and activities dotted all around from adrenaline filled Go Ape courses to relaxing kayaking on a lake. If you are looking for a break from the city to breath in some fresh air then you won’t be disappointed.
No. 131 Cheltenham
Located in the heart of the vibrant, high-end town of Cheltenham you’ll find the wonderful, contemporary hotel No. 131. This beautiful Georgian townhouse hotel has 11 gorgeous bedrooms, a restaurant with classic modern and European dishes featuring local, and seasonal foods, and a funky bar downstairs that is frequented by the stylish locals and visitors alike. Each bedroom is individually designed with unique pieces of furniture and art, Egyptian cotton bed linen and modern essentials like i-pod docs and Nespresso machines, so whether you fall into bed after partying the night away or just fancy an early one, you’ll be pretty happy.
Cowley Manor, Gloucestershire
This timelessly stylish, contemporary country house hotel will have you never wanting to leave. With 30 bedrooms, an award-winning Spa, and countryside grounds that will clear even the busiest of minds you don’t need to stray far from the hotel to enjoy your break. Enjoy some food or a glass of wine on the outside terrace soaking up the views, take a dip in the indoor and outdoor pool, or grab yourself a treatment in the beautiful Spa that uses gorgeous Green & Spring products. Cowley is a lovely, small Cotswold village not far from Cheltenham, Cirencester, and Stow-on-the-Wold and so makes a great base for exploring the Cotswolds if you do decide to even leave the hotel.
Oak House No.1, Tetbury
This beautiful, opulent boutique hotel is an absolute gem in the Cotswolds with regular celebrity guests visiting. The hotel has to be seen to be believed but think creature comforts meeting designer elegance, glitz, and glamour meeting tradition, there is something fabulous to see in all directions, a real feast for the eyes. The rooms are very luxurious with Frette sheets, cashmere blankets, silver tea sets, and your choice of pillow type for your ultimate comfort. All of the little details have been taken care of at Oak House No.1 Tetbury itself is a very upmarket Cotswold town with an abundance of lovely places to eat and shops to browse, not to mention the surrounding countryside and Westonbirt Arboretum just up the road.
Dormy House, Worcestershire
Renowned for its personal service, passionate management, and luxuriously laid-back atmosphere, Dormy House Hotel is a home-from-home hotel experience, but just a little bit nicer! Perched high above the stunning Cotswold village of Broadway, with views that are second to none, this hotel offers a beautiful rural retreat surrounded by stunning countryside. If you want to kick back and get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life then this is where it’s at. The rooms all have different themes from traditional to super stylish so there is something for every taste. There are some beautiful eateries within the hotel and spa that you simply must visit if you go for a stay.